Ruger 10/22

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Project by Mesquiteman posted 05-10-2011 09:48 PM 4425 views 6 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to finishing a project. This is a ruger 10/22 that I have been working on for a month or so. The stock is curly maple and the tip is ebony. I also decided since there really isn’t a kick in a 22. , to go with a cocobolo “pad”. The contrasting colors make it really look cool. Hopefully it will shoot. The barrel is a green mountain bull barrel. The picture of the blank is what it looked like before, it is the top blank in the picture.

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#1 posted 05-10-2011 09:51 PM

Cool stock how did you do the barrel and receiver inlay?

-- Bob "Every breath I take as a Free man was paid for with the blood of an American Soldier"

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#2 posted 05-10-2011 10:31 PM

Goodness gracious, I love it. The shortie SS 10/22 is a favorite of mine. I think you’d have killed the look with a coco pad, you did well. Love the ebony tip, especially love the shaping. I’m very impressed, my friend.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 05-10-2011 11:15 PM

sweet project!

-- Dave

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#4 posted 05-10-2011 11:25 PM

Very nice…If my son sees this thumb hole stock, he’ll be wanting one….What did you finish it with??

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#5 posted 05-10-2011 11:35 PM

WAY TO GO, Bryant!!!!!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#6 posted 05-11-2011 12:02 AM

The blank was taken to a neighbor who has a old duplicating machine, the inlet was about 90%. Although, it took me a long time with a dremel and a file to get it to fit. The finish is a wipe on urethane

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#7 posted 05-11-2011 01:03 AM


-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#8 posted 05-11-2011 02:23 AM

Beautiful Job Bryant! Now I have to do the same for my Savage…......

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#9 posted 05-11-2011 02:31 AM

Very nice job!

Reminds me of the one I made for my Weatherby.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#10 posted 05-11-2011 03:37 AM

Great looking stock! Where’s the mesquite? You’ve got to make one from mesquite to show off your wood products. LOL

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#11 posted 05-11-2011 04:38 AM

Really nice looking stock, you choice of woods looks right on target. Have fun shootin’

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#12 posted 05-11-2011 04:57 AM

very nice

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#13 posted 05-11-2011 06:05 AM

Hi Steve.
That is one great looking stock. Thanks for sharing!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 05-11-2011 06:15 AM

I am very imprressed with this project. It looks great.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#15 posted 05-11-2011 07:04 AM

That is a gorgeous stock. super work!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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